Latino Ex-Gang Member Turned Role Model Receives the First Annual Just for...

Latino Ex-Gang Member Turned Role Model Receives the First Annual Just for Men(R) ‘Rejuvenated Spirit’ Award



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Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–May 13, 2004–Just For Men(R) Haircolor presents Danny “Boxer” Gullart, with the first annual Just For Men “Rejuvenated Spirit” award and a $5,000 check at the Hollenbeck Youth Center – Inner City Games 23rd Annual “Salute to the Dodgers” luncheon on Friday, May 14.

The Just For Men “Rejuvenated Spirit” award is given to an individual who has overcome obstacles, made a new beginning and is now positively influencing his/her community.

“Just for Men Haircolor is proud of Danny Gullart’s courageous life changing decision,” said Michael Wendroff, Vice President, Marketing. “For the past ten years he has committed his life to his community and we commend him for it.”

Gullart, 48, grew up in the public housing projects with his mom and 12 brothers and sisters. After more than 25 years of gangs, drugs and alcohol, he decided to clean up and begin a new life where he could help prevent youth from getting involved in gangs as well as those that are looking for a way out.

“I feel honored that Just For Men is acknowledging my achievements,” said Danny Gullart. “I’m not going to say it was easy to change my life around. Everyday it’s a battle, but I’m here to say that I’m winning it.”

More than 1,000 supporters and celebrities including 200 inner-city children will be on-hand for the festive day, which will highlight the achievements of the Hollenbeck Youth Center -Inner City Games. The Los Angeles Dodgers will be saluted for 23 years of support and commitment to creating sports, academic tutoring and gang intervention programs.

About Just For Men Haircolor

Just for Men Haircolor was developed in response to the growing demand for a men’s haircoloring product that is long-lasting, natural-looking, quick and easy-to-use. Because it only takes five minutes, a man can easily fit it into his regular shower and grooming routine.

Just for Men Haircolor and Just for Men Brush-In Color Gel For Mustache, Beard and Sideburns are available in the men’s hair care section of drug, discount and supermarket stores throughout the country wherever men’s grooming products are sold.

Combe Incorporated is a manufacturer of health and beauty care products, including Just For Men(R), Grecian(R) Formula 16(R) and Grecian 5(R) haircolor products, Maxim Magazine(TM) from Just For Men(R) Brand hair care products, Lanacane(R) skin care products, Odor-Eaters(R) foot care products, Vagisil(R) feminine care products, Sea-Bond(R) denture products, Cepacol(R) mouthwash and sore throat products, Brylcreem(R), Aqua Velva(R) and Lectric Shave(R) men’s personal grooming products and Williams(R) Mug Soap. Combe, a privately held multinational company founded in 1949, has its international headquarters in White Plains, NY.

Since 1972, The Hollenbeck Police Business Council (a.k.a. Hollenbeck Youth Center) and the Los Angeles Inner-City Games have provided safe and quality after-school recreational, educational and entrepreneurial programs for at-risk youth. Its partnership with the LA Police Department, Hollenbeck Division is an example that community involvement can deter at-risk children from gangs and violence.

Maxim(R) is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis.

Editor’s Note: Gullart will be available for interviews the day of the event. Photos will be provided.

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CONTACT:

La Agencia de Orcí; Maria Talamantez

310-444-7300 Ext. 4611

Latino Ex-Gang Member Turned Role Model Receives the First Annual Just for Men(R) ‘Rejuvenated Spirit’ Award